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Crash Course: Surgery
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CRASH COURSE: SURGERY

PAPERBACK BY KONTOYANNIS, ANGELIKI; SWEETLAND, HELEN

£24.99

ISBN
9780723434757
IMPRINT
MOSBY
 
 
EDITION
3RD REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
ELSEVIER HEALTH SCIENCES
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
358 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
24 JUL 2008

DESCRIPTION

Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers you a fast way to recap on all you need to know to get through the exams with ease! Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book has been prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give you the correct level of information exactly as you need it! Each book begins with 'The Patient Presents With..' whilst the second part covers the common diseases and disorders you are likely to see in the clinical situation. Richly illustrated throughout, each chapter commences with learning objectives and has ample use of 'Hints and Tips' boxes, 'Communication' boxes, and other useful aide-memoires. Self-assessment material - closely reflecting current exam requirements - concludes each volume and provides you with an opportunity to perfect both your knowledge and exam technique!Fly through your exams with Crash Course - THE revision aid to get you the results you need!Provides the exam syllabus in one place!Written by senior medical students or junior doctors - authors WHO REALLY UNDERSTAND today's exam situation!Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text!Full artwork programme, improved 'Hints and Tips' boxes, and 'Communication' boxes help you remember the key points!Self-Assessment section - fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements - helps you maximise your grade!Solid, accurate, user-friendly coverage provides enough detail even for those aiming at distinction!Fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for current examination practice!Includes useful 'Learning Objectives' at the start of each chapterPharmacological and disease management information updated in line with current best practice guidelinesIncludes recent research findingsDiscusses key aspects of patient communication - presented in easy 'Communication' boxesFully updated to include feedback from hundreds of students!Welcome to Crash Course - THE revision aid to get you the results you need!!Crash Course is a complete revision guide designed specifically to save you time by providing everything you could be asked in the exam in one place! Each book in the series has been specially written either by senior medical students or junior doctors - carefully supervised by faculty advisors - to ensure that it exactly matches your needs by having been prepared by someone who has just been in the exam situation!Fully updated with improved layout, the first part of each volume covers a comprehensive series of common presentations while the second part addresses specific diseases and disorders. The third part of the book is given to a detailed exploration of the role of history, examination, and common investigations in the relevant speciality providing all of the facts you need to get things right! New features include 'Learning Objectives' at the start of each chapter, improved 'Hints and Tips' boxes, 'Communication' boxes and a completely revised self-assessment section tailored to the current exam formats!Crash Course - an easier way to get through the exam!

CONTENTS

I. The Patient Presents WithAcute Abdominal PainDyspepsiaVomiting, Haematemesis and MelaenaChange in Bowel HabitAbdominal Mass and DistensionRectal BleedingAnorectal PainJaundiceDysphagiaBreast LumpNeck LumpIschaemic LimbLeg UlcerGroin SwellingScrotal SwellingHaematuriaUrinary DifficultySkin LesionAnaemiaAbdominal Pain in ChildrenII. Diseases and DisordersOesophageal DisordersGastric and Duodenal DisordersDisorders of the Small IntestineColonic DisordersAnorectal DisordersHepatobiliary DisordersGynaecological DisordersAbdominal HerniasThyroid and Parathyroid DisordersNeck SwellingsBreast DisordersVascular DisordersUrological DisordersSkin LesionsSoft Tissue DisordersTraumaPostoperative Care and ComplicationsPrinciples of Cancer ManagementIII. History, Examination and Common InvestigationsClerking a Surgical PatientExamination of a Surgical PatientWriting up a Surgical ClerkingInvestigation of a Surgical PatientIntroduction to the operating theatreIV. Self-assessmentMCQs, EMQs, SAQsIndex